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a breakdown last summer that left 1,200 people stranded for hours in the sweltering heat. >>> president obama and republicans in agreement that the federal budget needs to be slashed. in his weekly address the president said when he unveils his budget proposal on monday he will aim to freeze domestic spending for the next five years, a move that would save $400 billion. he will also look to get rid of unused government buildings and also to freeze the salaries of government workers. that's not all. this morning the associated press reports the president will propose major cuts to a government financial aid plan citing the source within the administration ap says president obama will cut billions over the pell grant program the next decade. pell grants are for college students for low income families >> time is 9:07. first lady michelle obama making headlines with her advice on love. >>> also ahead, another sign that sarah palin could be making a run for the white house. >>> and health concerns at the "playboy" mansion. the symptoms plaguing people that led to a health investigation. >>> and m
. they want the obama administration to speak out about gadhafi's movement. >> they can acknowledge it's time for him to go. >> gadhafi made efforts to bring his country out of isolation in recent years but faces allegations of human rights violations. >>> days of violence in bahrain has led to signs of progress. thousands marched to the pearl square. this comes after a week of deadly clashes with security forces. international leaders condemned the attacks on demonstrators, including president obama, who called bahrain's family. this weekend women joined men in negotiations with their country's leaders. protesters want the right to choose their own government and the right to express their opinions. opposition leaders are planning their discussions with bahrain's rulers. >>> protests in the u.s. over union rights will reach a sixth day today. demonstrators in wisconsin are letting lawmakers know what they think about a plan to slash the budget by cutting their salaries and benefits. nbc's brian moohr looks at the issues across the entire country. >> subfreezing temperatures and a few heated
obama and republicans in agreement that the federal budget needs to be slashed. the debate is what needs to be cut and by how much. in his weekly address the president said when he unveils his budget proposal on monday he will aim to freeze domestic spending for the next five years, a move that would save $400 billion. >> we're getting rid of thousands of government-owned buildings that sit empty because they aren't needing. and freezing salaries for hard-working government employees because everyone has to do their part. and i'm going to make sure politics doesn't add to our deficit by vetoing any bill that contains earmarks. >> president obama added he will cut programs to increase spending on education and research in part of his winning the future mandate. >>> it is 6:07 right now. 36 degrees outside. i'm still thinking 60s. >> i love the 60s. >> what do you know about the 60s? none of us were born in the 60s. >> we're jumping way ahead. >> it's going to be a mild day today, no doubt about that. and the promise of much warmer weather before the week is through remains intact. detaile
loss to working out with a trainer three mornings a week and eating better. >>> president obama is arguably the most powerful person in the world, making decisions that effect millions. but yesterday he took a couple of hours to focus on xs and os instead of politics. we're not talking about kisses and hugs. he spent saturday morning coaching the basketball team his daughter sasha plays on. this is clearly not the girls he was coaching. this is the president playing hoops. but the normal head coach was out sick and sasha wasn't even at the game. she and her sister malia are skiing in colorado with their mom, the first lady. no word if the president came up with the "w". >> all right. who is next in the rotation. obama. who makes that phone call? >> he loves it. that's really neat. that's cool. no pressure. >> exactly. 9:38 right now. he is an adorable little boy with a big future ahead of him. >> up next, we'll introduce you to this week's wednesday's to this week'san ltening's to ouravoritsong than liste our favngs. t r fari is eatnoizol. e'reheids in ♪ >>> welcome back. this
pass and always said to be one of the picks in president obama's pickup basketball game. the famous 16-year-old shaggy haired singer, hits the 3. bieber's team came out on top of the east coast celebs. that's your sports for a minute. everybody have a great weekend. i'm dan hellie. >> 4 1/2 feet tall? >> he does it all, that kid. >>> time now, 6:27. a brazen robbery caught on tape. you may be able to help bring this thief to justice. >>> and you probably have heard of women wanting to reach a target weight by their wedding day? we're going to introduce to you a group of women who are setting that goal for a wedding they're not even invited to. forty years ago, he wasn't worried about retirement. he'd yet to hear of mutual funds, iras, or annuities. back then, he had something more important to do. he wasn't focused on his future but fortunately, somebody else was. at usaa we provide retirement solutions for our military, veterans and their families. from investments... to life insurance... to health care options. learn more with our free usaa retirement guide. call 877-242-usaa. >>> a
by the u.n. come just hours after the white house issued a statement from president obama. he said, quote, when a leader's only means of staying in power is to use mass violence against his own people, he has lost the legitimacy to rule and needs to do what is right for his country by leaving now. now, after stern words from the u.s. and the international community, the world waits to see how gadhafi responds. >>> about 150 people attended a rally outside the white house to show their support for the people of libya, as well as yemen and bahrain. the group says they support the protesters and feel the three countries all need complete regime changes. some of the protesters say they are refugees from those countries and sthey still have families living overseas. >>> at 1:00 a.m. budget writers agreed on revisions to the state's $80 million budget. lawmakers voted to extend the session by one day. debates over funding for critical programs like meepolic education and mental health held up communications. a final vote is set for 5:00 this evening. >>> in the general assembly, lawmakers voted
's recent scandal and resignation is breaking her silence. >>> michelle rhee >>> president obama will head up to baltimore to meet with middle schoolers, going to parkville middle school which focuses on science, technology, engine nearing and math. the president feels this school is an example of one that needs continuous involvement. as part of president obama's winning the future promise. >>> former d.c. chancellor michelle rhee says put students first. she was part of a panel to discuss the book "the bee eater" chronicling her time as chancellor. she said major changes had to be made to benefit d.c. students. >> i don't think that there is anybody that can argue with me about the fact that we absolutely had to have sweeping changes in what we were doing. we could not fritter around the edges and spend another ten years trying to get ten more percentage point gains for the children in washington, d.c. it wasn't good enough for them. >> rhee also believes the policy known as last hired first fired should be abandoned. just because a teacher had been at a school for a while did not mean t
that is not enough. president obama says change needs to happen soon. >> we are consulting widely within egypt and within the international community to communicate our strong belief that a successful and orderly transition must be meaningful. >> several groups will rally in d.c. to show support for the anti-government protesters, the alliance of egyptian-americans will meet at the egyptian embassy at 12:30 and march to the white house to call for president obama to intervene. at 2:30, amnesty int nagle will hold a rally outside the white house calling for rights in egypt. more than 3,000 are expected to attend. >>> the new jobs report could be great news or a dismal update. the unemployment rate dropped to 9%, down from 9.4%. employers only added a small amount of jobs. the market could be close to adding a significant enough of jobs but we will have to wait until next month to find out. >> what do the jobs' numbers mean and which should be believe? nbc's john yang has the story on how experts are looking at the january jobs report? >> reporter: tony warren hasn't had steady work since he was
. they went down to the white house and called for president obama to put more pressure on him to resign. amnesty international helped organize that rally. >>> new this morning, former president george w. bush has canceled a trip to europe amid threats of protests. this is the former president at a book signing last fall. president bush was scheduled to speak in switzerland on saturday. organizers were worried that the planned protests would turn violent. they were pushing for prosecutors to pursue warm crimes accusations against bush while he was in the country. >>> this morning an iranian trial of three american hike serious shrouded in secrecy. shane bauer, josh fattal and shara shourd were arrested in 2001. she was released on bail in september. today's hearing was closed even to the swiss ambassador who represents american interests in iran. they say they are confident the accusations will be proved baseless. >>> today a number of events will help celebrate ronald reagan's birthday. >>> he would have turned 100 years old today. this morning we're giving you a chance to see special t
said to be one of the first picks in president obama's pickup basketball games. and to the famous 16-year-old shaggy-haired singer, it's the 3. bieber's team came out on top of the east coast celebs. that's your sports minute. i'm dan hellie. everybody have a great weekend. >>> four americans reportedly hijacked by pirates. the details we come back. >>> and the national zoo considers some drastic cuts as it tries to balance the budget. the decision that has many zoo lovers fuming. >>> breaking news right now out of college park where a fire has forced three university of maryland students out of their home. good morning and welcome back to news4 today. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm kimberly suiters. right to meteorologist chuck bell. high wind warning, there is one and the fire danger. >> very high fire danger. little in the way of rain or snow in the last couple of weeks with all the dead leaves an branches and things right down on the top of the ground, extremely dry outside. as a result, any kind of a little spark or anything that gets out there with this kind of wind energy wil
the world. president obama has offered to help journalists get out of the country as the situation deteriorates. kristin dahlgren deteriorates. >> reporter: protesters stood their ground in cairo's tahir square insisting they won't leave until president, hosni mu barback does. amid reports that the u.s. is engaging in high-level secret talks to urge transition. the president would only say. >> we are consulting widely within egypt and the international community to communicate our strong belief that a successful and orderly transition must be meaningful. >> reporter: there are also questions about when the u.s. new instability was imminent. on thursday, cia official stephanie o'sullivan told us that the president was warned last year. >> it is why administrations that have predated ours have brought up with president mubarak, the steps that needed to take place. >> reporter: while many of the protests stayed peaceful, the experts predict the clock is ticking on mubarak's rule. what transition would look like is unclear. >> it is not clear. the united states needs to clarify. >> rep
know as soon as it reopens. >>> the obama administration has officially saenlg shunned moammar gadhafi freezing his and his children's assets and closing the u.s. embassy in tripoli. in the capital city, there are reports that soldiers are switching sides now marching alongside protesters. this video shot yesterday and posted on line showing protesters walking piecefully through the capital. in a press conference, moammar gadhafi's son repeated his father's accusations that al qaeda was part of the revolt by giving drugs to young libyan protesters. >> personally, europeans to send fact-finding mission to libya as soon as possible. we are not afraid of facts. we are worried about rumors and lies. facts are on our side. >> gadhafi's son insists as he has for more than a week that the number of deaths reported are greatly exaggerated. right now, international groups and diplomates are putting the death toll at somewhere between 600 and 2000 people. >>> hundreds of area teachers and union workers are planning to rally in dupont circle, gathering in support of public workers in wisconsin wh
the neighborhood this morning at 10:00 to check for smoke alarms. >>> president obama will visit a baltimore middle school, parkville middle school, to discuss making it more competitive. the president feels that school is an example of one that needs continuous investment. this visit is part of the president's winning the future promise. >>> former d.c. school chancellor, michelle rhee has three words for lawmakers around the country, put students first. she was part of a panel to discuss the book, the bee eater. she defended her decision to fire hundreds of teachers in 2009 saying major changes had to be made to benefit d.c. students. >> i don't think there is anybody that can argue with me about the fact that we absolutely had to have sweeping changes in what we were doing. we could not fritter around the edges and spend another ten years to get 10% more gains for the children in washington, d.c. it wasn't good enough for them. >>> she also believes the policy knowns alas the hired, first fired should be abandoned. just because a teacher had been at a school for a while did not mean they were a
what their brers and cousins and uncles are saying there. we hope president obama will hear this message. >> reporter: derrick ward, news 4. >>> a former student body president attacked in his own neighborhood says he's thankfully to be alive. he spoke exclusively to news 4. he was walking in northwest early last saturday morning when he was attacked. the robber took his cell phone and demanded his wallet. when he went to pick up the keys he was shot in the back. >> a lot of pain. i could feel my chest cavity kind of starting to lose air. it was a miracle that it didn't hit me. my spinal cord, other organs. i never thought i would be as close to death as i am. it feels great to be alive. >> amazing. police are still looking for the gunman responsible for this violent attack. andrew moved to d.c. after graduating from the university of south carolina where he was president of the student body. >>> the navy admiral who fired an officer for broadcasting raunchy videos to other sailors said the investigation has been completed. commander of fleet forces admiral john harvey says
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